Native American Sweat Lodge : History and Legends

ISBN-10: 089594636X

ISBN-13: 9780895946362

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph Bruchac

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List price: $12.95
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication date: 10/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

The Sweat Lodgep. 1
Historical Surveyp. 9
The Basic Types of Sweatsp. 11
Early European Sweat Bathsp. 14
Early Descriptions of Native American Sweatsp. 17
The Repression of the Sweat Lodgep. 25
The Parts of the Lodgep. 29
The Polesp. 30
The Coveringp. 33
The Stonesp. 36
The Pipep. 39
Creationp. 43
Noogami's Arrival (Micmac)p. 48
The Creation of the Sweat Lodge (Dineh [Navajo])p. 50
The Giver (Joshua)p. 52
The Naming of the Animals (Okanagan)p. 54
Earth Namer (Maidu)p. 57
The Lodge of Testingp. 59
The Bow Wrapped in Bark (Huron)p. 62
The Hero Twins (Dineh [Navajo])p. 65
Mejo and The Bear (Naskapi)p. 67
The Beaver Stick (Blackfeet)p. 71
Chiloquin's Sweat (Klamath)p. 78
The Sweat Lodge Without a Bucket (Watlala)p. 81
When Trickster Enters the Lodgep. 83
Wolverine and Bear (Passamaquoddy)p. 85
How Coyote Made the Seasons (Nez Perce)p. 88
Coyote and Deer Spirit (Yakima)p. 91
Coyote and Gray Giant (Dineh [Navajo])p. 94
Coyote and the Navajo (Hopi)p. 98
A Dog for the Sweat Lodge (Cheyenne)p. 103
The Healing Lodgep. 105
First Man and the Cedar Bough Lodge (Santee)p. 108
The Coming of Medicines (Creek)p. 109
Stone Boy (Lakota)p. 111
Scar Face (Blackfeet)p. 116
Weetucks Brings the Sweat (Wampanoag)p. 121
The Blanket of Men's Eyes (Seneca)p. 124
Turtle Man (Cheyenne)p. 131
Further Readingp. 139
Bibliographyp. 141
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